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Immigrant Farmworkers, Labor Leaders and Immigration Advocates to the Republican House: “Do Your Jobs” on Immigration
Advocates Deliver Immigrant Processed Turkeys, Merlot and Fact Sheets to Speaker Boehner, Steve King and Other Key GOP Members; Remind Them Who’s Working Hard for America While They’re Taking More Days Off
After the Plain Dealer released a photo of some food drive bins, meant for Walmart associates to give to Walmart associates, so that they can have food for Thanksgiving, the internet lit up with outraged workers, consumers, and even celebrities–like Ashton Kutcher. And Stephen Colbert did an awesome segment of it on his show last night.
National Labor Relations Board Decides to Prosecute Nationwide Violations at Country’s Largest Employer
Workers, Supporters Vow to Increase their Calls for Walmart to End Illegal Retaliation, Create Better Jobs
That’s “Walmart Right There”: Instead of Living Wages, Company Asks Associates for Donations to Each Other
The Plain Dealer has just published an article, with news that an Ohio Walmart has set out bins that read “Please Donate Food Items Here, so Associates in Need Can Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner.” The bins are located in an employee-only area of the store.
This sign is an alarming example of just how low Walmart’s wages really are, all around the country. And they know it, which is why they chose to keep this for-the-associates food drive away from the public’s eye.
Contact: Derrick Plummer, 202.466.1576; Connor Osetek, 646.200.5282; Amaya Smith, 202.637.5142
Emboldened by CEO Disclosure that Hundreds of Thousands of Walmart Workers Are Paid Less than $25K a Year,
GROWING NUMBER OF PROTESTS PLANNED AT WORLD’S LARGEST RETAILER